I would prefer that summer not end.
That my nest feel less empty.
That my body feel stronger.
That my thoughts be less scattered.
But I am not in charge of the universe.
Thinkin about applying for the job though.
Cancer, BRCA, La menopause, and insomnia
would be the first
things to go…
The growing pains I feel now
(seriously, it’s what they are)
are maybe necessary for new
blessings waiting to be born.
I hope you don’t mind hanging out
in my little dressing room today
and whispering about life.
What’s on top of the dresser?
Familiar with painter Betsy Eby’s work?
This is a catalog from a past exhibit
called Ayres and Fantasies.
I am sort of in love with her encaustics.
On top is a handmade bracelet found in Paris.
Some of my favorite jewelry pieces to wear
including a sterling ring from Splendid Avenue
and assorted artful bracelets by Emma Cassi.
This is my all-time favorite piece from
Splendid Avenue: chunky beaded silver
cross necklace in greige
(that’s me modeling it on my girlfriend
When I began brainstorming a name for my blog
years ago, I considered the French version of
Hello Lovely…what do you think?
right where you are.
Oh, hope, you’re so gorgeous.
so are you.